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Vestas Wind Systems completes Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 line-up By Volvo Ocean Race, , 6:48 PM Tue 12 Aug 2014
Six-time world champion Chris Nicholson, who will be contesting his fifth race, will skipper the boat and work is already well underway to ready the Danish company’s team for the race start in October. 'It’s an honour to be skipper of Team Vestas Wind. They have unmatched expertise in harnessing the power of wind and together we can use our knowledge to take on this challenge,' said Nicholson ...[more]


Volvo Ocean Race: Win a stopover trip by designing an ECsix T-Shirt By Sail-World, , 12:47 PM Mon 11 Aug 2014
Here's your chance to win a trip for two to one of the seven ports of call in the upcoming Volvo Ocean Race. Scott Vogel, President of Composite Rigging, announced that the company is sponsoring the 'ECsix T-Shirt Design Contest.' According to Vogel, 'Everyone and anyone have a chance to win an expense paid 'trip for two' to one of seven ports-of-call along the Round the World Race.' ...[more]


Team Alvimedica completes Volvo Ocean Race line-up By Stefano Blin, , 5:21 PM Sun 10 Aug 2014
The full line-up will take part in the Round Britain and Ireland Race, which starts today from Cowes on the Isle of Wight and includes five Volvo Ocean Race teams. Severe weather warnings are in place and conditions are expected to be treacherous. ...[more]


Round Britain and Ireland Race coloca em ação cinco barcos da VOR By Volvo Ocean Race, , 2:55 AM Fri 8 Aug 2014
A regata Round Britain and Ireland Race será um ensaio da Volvo Ocean Race. Neste domingo (9), cinco dos seis barcos confirmados para a Volta ao Mundo se enfrentam nas águas britânicas. Estarão na linha de largada as equipes: Team SCA, Dongfeng Race Team, Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing, Team Alvimedica e a equipe espanhola - ainda sem nome definido. ...[more]


Cinq Volvo 65 engagés dans le Tour des Iles Britanniques By Volvo Ocean Race, , 2:44 AM Fri 8 Aug 2014
Avant de s’élancer pour le tour du monde, c’est autour de la Grande Bretagne et de l’Irlande que vont s’engager cinq concurrents de la Volvo Ocean Race dimanche prochain. ...[more]


Round Britain and Ireland Race - Five Volvo Ocean 65s go head to head By Volvo Ocean Race, , 10:54 PM Thu 7 Aug 2014
The Round Britain and Ireland Race is expected to take at least five days to complete depending on conditions and will give a form guide for Team SCA, Dongfeng Race Team, Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing, Team Alvimedica and Iker Martinez’s Spanish crew ahead of the Volvo Ocean Race start on October 4 in Alicante, Spain. ...[more]


Abu Dhabi completa equipe para Volvo Ocean Race By Volvo Ocean Race, , 6:58 AM Wed 6 Aug 2014
O velejador neozelandês Daryl Wislang foi convocado pelo Abu Dhabi para disputar a Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15. Com a chegada do atleta de 33 anos, a equipe do Azzam está completa para o desafio, que começa em outubro deste ano. Outra novidade árabe foi a nomeação de Matt Knighton como repórter a bordo. ...[more]


El Kiwi Wislang, último fichaje de Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing By Volvo Ocean Race, , 2:23 AM Wed 6 Aug 2014
Daryl Wislang volverá a la Volvo Ocean Race a bordo de Azzam, el barco de Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing. El neozelandés de 33 años pasa a formar parte de la escuadra liderada por el inglés Ian Walker, como lo hace Matt Knighton, que ocupará la posición de reportero a bordo. ...[more]


Volvo Ocean Race - Kiwi Daryl Wislang returns with a point to prove By Volvo Ocean Race, , 1:25 AM Wed 6 Aug 2014
The Volvo Ocean Race start is fast approaching and Daryl Wislang will be returning to the race onboard ADOR’s Azzam with a point to prove after being named in Ian Walker’s race crew on Tuesday. The 33-year-old New Zealander’s call-up coupled with the appointment of Matt Knighton as Onboard Reporter completes Abu Dhabi’s line-up for ocean racing’s toughest test which begins in Alicante on October 4 ...[more]


Volvo Ocean Race 2014-2015 - Will a Danish entry take Boat 7? By Rob Kothe and the Sail-World team, , 2:09 AM Mon 4 Aug 2014
Just on 70 days before the start of the 2014-2015 Volvo Ocean Race and rumours abound that a major Danish company is set to sponsor a last minute entry in the round the world race, grabbing the available one design boat seven. ...[more]


Keeping score: How to win the Volvo Ocean Race By Jonno Turner, , 10:31 PM Sun 3 Aug 2014
Volvo Ocean Race Director Jack Lloyd said, 'This edition, we’ve moved to low points scoring for the first time,' he adds. 'It means that the team that finishes first in an off-shore leg, or an in-port race, will be awarded one point. The team that finishes second, two points – and third, three points. If you are disqualified, or have to retire, then you earn an extra point.' ...[more]


Cinq équipages s’affrontent sur la Round Britain and Ireland Race By Volvo Ocean Race, , 5:19 AM Sun 3 Aug 2014
En route vers la Grande Bretagne, l’équipage d’Iker Martínez teste cette semaine de nouveaux équipiers. Le bateau espagnol se prépare à participer à la Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race. La Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race débutera samedi 9 août et sera précédée de l’incontournable Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week. ...[more]


El Equipo Español prueba dos tripulantes rumbo a Inglaterra By Volvo Ocean Race, , 3:57 AM Fri 1 Aug 2014
El Equipo Español de la Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 ha puesto rumbo a las islas británicas donde a partir del 9 de agosto participará en la Sevenstar Round Britain and Ireland Race. ...[more]


Un médico todo terreno para la Volvo Ocean Race By Volvo Ocean Race, , 1:22 AM Thu 31 Jul 2014
El cántabro Pablo Díaz Munio ha sido nombrado médico oficial de la Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15, regata que ya conoce como colaborador de Ericsson (2008-2009) y responsable médico de Telefónica (2011-2012). Ha participado así mismo en tres campañas al Himalaya de Edurne Pasaban: Annapurna, Shisha Pangma y Everest. ...[more]


Marina Rubicón Round Canary Islands Race - First blood to Team Brunel By Volvo Ocean Race, , 4:09 AM Fri 25 Jul 2014
Team Brunel claimed pole position in the first competitive meeting of the new Volvo Ocean 65s, as the inaugural edition of the Marina Rubicón Round Canary Islands race took place in Lanzarote this week. 'The race was really fun, with various conditions,' said Team Brunel’s Lithuanian crew member Rokas Milevi?ius. ...[more]


Spirits high as Team Alvimedica completes Transatlantic crossing By Stefano Blin, , 12:19 AM Wed 23 Jul 2014
Skipper Charlie Enright believes valuable lessons have been learned after Team Alvimedica successfully completed a second Transatlantic crossing as part of their preparations for the 2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race. The US/Turkey entry arrived in the southern England port of Southampton on Saturday (July 19), nine days after leaving Rhode Island. ...[more]


Volvo Ocean Race: Abu Dhabi OR completes double Atlantic crossing By Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing, , 8:31 PM Mon 21 Jul 2014
After a long voyage in cramped conditions, with no washing facilities and only frozen dried meals to eat, the Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing (ADOR) team was eager for food, cold drinks and warm showers when they safely reached Gosport on the English south coast. ...[more]


2014 -15 Volvo Ocean Race: Team Alvimedica pushing towards Southampton By Team Alvimedica, , 3:48 PM Sun 20 Jul 2014
2014 -15 Volvo Ocean Race - Anyone that has done any amount of sailing around the English Channel must know that the four thousand horses now pushing us toward Southampton are anything but a shirking of duty. We had a beautiful sail past the Scilly Islands and along the Lizard, a welcoming coastline following any passage of that length. ...[more]


Team Alvimedica getting a touchup By Team Alvimedica, , 1:25 AM Sun 20 Jul 2014
Team Alvimedica, still at sea, updates us about the touchup that New Zealander Ryan Houston has been requesting for some time now. It's his way of saying that he wants to get extreme, but there's a certain Kiwi calmness to it that makes it sound less sinister than the situations it can potentially define. ...[more]


Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 - Trans-Atlantic: Team Alvimedica - 500 Miles By Team Alvimedica, , 6:43 PM Fri 18 Jul 2014
It's darn impressive though that upon completing this Trans-Atlantic, we, Abu Dhabi, and SCA will have already crossed the Atlantic twice each. That's an insane amount of pre-race sailing for this new one-design VO65, and a significant improvement from the Volvo Open 70 days when much of the work before the start of the race was spent on repairs and modifications. ...[more]


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